Dana Coleman is a contemporary Gullah artist who captures the dynamic, awe-inspiring beauty of the low country and his Gullah heritage in each of his paintings. His artwork captures his vivid and fond memories collected from childhood of growing up Gullah “in Awendaw, SC, located just outside of Charleston. He shares those experiences with viewers so they have a glimpse of the unique and vibrant Gullah culture that continues to influence the low country and US as a whole. Dana’s architectural background has also helped him reproduce the history and beauty found in the Charleston area. From its historic homes and structures to its beautiful beaches and marshland, Dana reveals the undeniable beauty in the details. After earning an associate degree in graphic design at Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, Dana studied civil engineering at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC where he refined his innate passion for detail.